‘No trespassing’ sign didn’t scare zoo intruder, police say, but the lion sure did
A man who told police he was being chased by someone broke into Fresno Chaffee Zoo in California on Wednesday night, then climbed into a lion pen, where a lion bit him on the foot, police say.
Exotic-Animal Ban Spells Trouble for Traveling Exhibitor | PETA
Please see the following statement from PETA Foundation Director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement Brittany Peet regarding Washington County's Please see the following statement from PETA Foundation Director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement Brittany Peet regarding Washington County's Exotic-Animal Ordinance that goes into effect today and will ban exotic animals as well as direct contact between members of the public and these animals:
Sanura, 15-year-old African lion, euthanized at the Milwaukee County Zoo
MILWAUKEE -- Officials with the Milwaukee County Zoo said their 15-year-old female African lion has died. The lion, named Sanura, was humanely euthanized Friday, Sept. 7. Officials said in recent years, Sanura was experiencing several chronic health issues that the animal care staff was able to manage, but more recently, Sanura began to show signs of decline due to these issues, and the staff could no longer sufficiently manage them while still offering her an optimal quality of life.